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LABOVË (“Omphalion”) S Albania.

A precipitous ridge, overlooking the gorge of the Suhë river, is fortified with a circuit wall and powerful towers. The site controls the entry from the Drin valley to the high plateau of Poliçan, the territory probably of the Omphales, a Chaonian tribe. It is mentioned by Ptolemy (3.13.5).


N.G.L. Hammond, Epirus (1967) 209, 660, 680, 699f.


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